Road Traffic Collision Investigations - An Introduction for Personal Injury Litigators
Even though the UK’s road death statistics are amongst the lowest in the world per capita, road traffic collisions kill about 1,800 people a year and seriously injure a further 27,000 in the UK every year.
The field of forensic collision Investigation has grown exponentially in the last two decades and this virtual classroom seminar will provide you with a solid grounding in the key issues.
This session is aimed at personal injury litigators acting for both Claimants and Defendants and will be interactive with plenty of opportunity for discussion.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- How are road traffic collisions investigated? What are the different levels of initial investigation implemented by the police?
- What evidence is gathered by the police and what can you expect to acquire from them?
- An introduction to motorcycle collision investigation
- The types of incident data recorder, what evidence do they contain and how useful are they?
- Current ‘hot topics’ e.g. smart motorways, electrically assisted pedal cycles
- Different types of experts, collision investigator, mechanical examiner or both?
- Funding for independent reports
- How to instruct an expert and how to get the instructions right
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.